This series includes minutes of meetings of the shareholders, Board, Co-operative Committee, and a conference of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association. It also contains a directory of old U.F.A. Locals and Sub-Districts, which appointed delegates to the Association's annual conferences.
The file consists of a report of a meeting of the Executive bodies of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association and Alberta Wholesale Co-operative Association (ACWA) to consider the possibility establishing a common wholesaling facility in Calgary (1947); memorandum of agreement between UFA Co-op and ACWA to allow tranfer of retail stores to ACWA (1950); minutes of a special meeting of Delegates of UFA Co-op to consider transfer of retail stores to ACWA (1951); minutes of a meeting of representatives of co-ops to consider re-financing of ACWA (1952).
The file consists of lists of U.F.A. Locals photocopied from the 1915 and 1916 annual reports of the U.F.A.; list of old U.F.A. Locals (ca. 1960-1966) arranged by sub-district, with names and addresses of their secretaries; names and addresses of delegates and directors; and a printout (1965) listing the Locals in alphabetical order.
Locals of the U.F.A. were grouped into sub-districts which elected delegates. The delegates elected a director from each district of the U.F.A. They also attended the annual conference of the U.F.A Central Co-operative Association. This structure remained in place after the reorganization of the U.F.A. in 1948-1949, but ceased to exist upon the winding up of U.F.A. Central Co-op in 1966.
File consists of a series of bulletins containing advice to U.F.A. locals, numbered 1A to 15A. Titles of the bulletins are: "Should non-farmers be admitted to membership?"; "Incorporation of co-operative association"; "A program of work for locals"; "Why it is just as important for farm women to organize as for men"; "Farm women must organize - what are you doing to help?"; "Is your local getting the young men?"; "Incorporation of telephone company"; "Duties of directors; District associations"; "The value of the picnic"; "Community halls"; "Incorporation of Locals for the purpose of building and holding a hall"; "Organizing a chautauqua"; "Disputes in Locals"; "Suggestions for Locals interested in co-operative associations".
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